Marquette Wire

Towering expectations for burly back line

Mike Nelson

April 26, 2011

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Great things take time. But on April 2, after only four spring matches together plus practice time, coach Louis Bennett proclaimed that freshmen defensemen Axel Sjoberg and Eric Pothast would make a great defensive tandem during their time at Marquette. “I think this year th...

Lysak leads scoring charge in net-scorching spring

Mike Nelson

April 12, 2011

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Four syllables have changed the Marquette men’s soccer team this spring: Adam Lysak. The redshirt freshman forward has scored eight goals in five matches this spring, including two more goals and an assist in a 3-0 victory over the Milwaukee Wave of the Major Indoor Soccer L...

Men’s soccer still undefeated in spring play

Joe Kvartunas

April 5, 2011

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This past Saturday, the Marquette men's soccer team defeated the Cardinal Stritch Crusaders 4-0 and the Wisconsin-Parkside Rangers 3-0 in the first set of spring matches at Valley Fields since spring break to remain undefeated in spring soccer play. The team split itself ...

Men’s Soccer looks to improve during Spring Season

Joe Kvartunas

March 31, 2011

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Last Saturday, Marquette sophomore forward Adam Lysak scored four goals in the first half of a 6-0 victory over the Thunder Bay Chill, a Canadian semi-pro team of the USL Premier Development League, in his first action of the 201...

2011 recruiting class has international flavor

Mike Nelson

February 15, 2011

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The Marquette men’s soccer team announced it signed four players to its recruiting class for the 2011 season, including three international players. The recruit with the best chance to see significant playing time, according...

Season a ‘brick’ in the wall

Mike Nelson

November 11, 2010

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The 2010 season for the Marquette men’s soccer program went down as the best season since coach Louis Bennett took over as coach in 2005. Marquette had its best overall record (7-8-4) and Big East record (3-4-2) in Bennett...

Back to back postseason berths

Mike Nelson

November 2, 2010

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For the second straight season, and the second time in coach Louis Bennett’s time at Marquette, the men’s soccer team will participate in the Big East Championship tournament. The men secured their position in the confere...

Keeping opponents in ‘Check’

Mike Nelson

October 12, 2010

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Athletic? Check. Stable? Check. A winner? David Check. At the heart of Marquette’s six game unbeaten streak has been a “crazy kid” between the pipes, as redshirt sophomore David Check referred to his childhood self. In 10 starts this season, Check has posted five...

Men’s soccer gets it ‘Wright” against Raiders

Mike Nelson

October 7, 2010

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In a 2-0 victory over Wright State (4-7-1) Wednesday night at Valley Fields, Marquette (4-3-3) extended its unbeaten streak to five games – the team's longest since 2002. The offense clicked for Marquette against the Horizon League foe. The Golde...

Defense earns historic draw

Mike Nelson

October 5, 2010

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It was an opportunity Marquette had never had before, and to succeed, all it had to do was stick to the game plan. Facing the highest-ranked opponent ever to come to Valley Fields, the Marquette men’s soccer team (3-3-3) di...

Mallace goal lifts MU over Badgers 1-0

Mike Nelson

September 30, 2010

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For the first time in eight years, the Golden Eagles (3-3-2, 1-0 Big East) defeated the Wisconsin Badgers (1-6-1) , 1-0 Tuesday night at Valley Fields. “Definitely a good win to have, especially since we were coming ...

Dark knight shines on the soccer field

Mike Nelson

September 28, 2010

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Batman is a superhero who has no real special super power, but is blessed with an enormous amount of financial resources. When freshman midfielder Eric Pothast was a child, that was his favorite superhero. His Batman ambitions...